Infant Adoption

The Guts to Become a Parent During COVID

By AAAA-Admin / November 3, 2021 / Comments Off on The Guts to Become a Parent During COVID

Becoming a parent during the Covid-19 pandemic takes guts. No wonder the U.S. birth rate is the lowest it’s been in over a century! Those committing to become parents through adoption and assisted reproduction have inspired me for over thirty years, but they have truly been my heroes during the past eighteen months. Some I […]

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Policymakers Asked To Exclude Expecting Parents From COVID-19 Travel Ban

By AAAA-Admin / April 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Policymakers Asked To Exclude Expecting Parents From COVID-19 Travel Ban

Men Having Babies, in collaboration with a number of organizations including AAAA, Resolve, and ASRM has issued a letter to policymakers asking for help to adjust current regulations to allow prospective parents from all over the world to travel to the U.S. to be with their newborn child. Click here to read the full body […]

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COVID-19 and The US State Department Closure of Passport Agencies

By AAAA-Admin / March 26, 2020 / Comments Off on COVID-19 and The US State Department Closure of Passport Agencies

The shut down of regional passport issuing offices, and the directives to only issue passports in life or death situations, is creating very concerning delays for parents coming to the US and hoping to return home with their newborns as soon as possible. AAAA sent the attached letter to Secretary of State Pompeo and to […]

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ICWA is not meeting the needs of Indian Children

By AAAA-Admin / March 8, 2019 / Comments Off on ICWA is not meeting the needs of Indian Children

In October, 2018, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, in Brackeen v. Zinke, held that the Indian Child Welfare Act (“ICWA”) and the Bureau of Indian Affairs regulations implementing it violate the U.S. Constitution, largely on equal protection and 10th Amendment grounds. The United States Court of Appeals for the […]

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